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The Fundamentals of Psychedelic-Assisted Therapy Course

With Dr Tra-ill Dowie and Nigel Denning

Date: Wed 15 September 2021 @ 6:00pm
Location: Online

Mind Medicine Australia is delighted to announce the launch of a new online course, The Fundamentals of Psychedelic-Assisted Therapy for Mental Health. This course will help people understand the foundations of psychedelic-assisted therapy and the application of their use in the treatment of chronic mental illness. This course is open to anyone with an interest in the topic.

This course will be presented by, Dr Tra-ill Dowie and Nigel Denning.

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Together we can evolve the state of mental health treatment in Australia, and lead the world in advancing holistic medicine.



Webinar 1 – Wednesday 15 September 2021 – The Science and History of Psychedelic Medicine

Webinar 2 – Wednesday 22 September 2021  – Theory of Mind & Altered State Based Therapy

Webinar 3 – Wednesday 29 September 2021 – Frameworks For Integrating the Transcendent Experience

Webinar 4 – Thursday 7 October 2021 – The Future of Psychedelic Medicine and Paradigm Shift

Time: 6pm – 7:30pm (incl Q&A) (AEST)

The presentation WILL BEGIN AT 6pm.

Location: Online. A link will be emailed to you when you purchase the course.

The Presenters

Dr Tra-ill Dowie


Psychotherapist and Head of the Faculty of Psychotherapy at Ikon Institute Australia

Dr Tra-ill Dowie is the Head of the Faculty of Psychotherapy at Ikon Institute Australia. Dr Dowie is the Chair of the Australian Counselling Association (ACA) Panel for Trauma Standards & Practice. Dr Dowie is a practising psychotherapist, supervisor and public speaker. Dr Dowie’s academic life and public lectures cover a broad range of interdisciplinary topics that relate to the human condition: psychiatry, psychotherapy, trauma, continental philosophy, philosophy of mind, anthropology, health and wellbeing, and human optimisation. He holds dual PhDs, receiving a PhD in Psychiatry from Monash University and a PhD in Philosophy from the University of Melbourne.

Nigel Denning

MA, MPsych

Director of Certificate in Psychedelic-Assisted Therapies (CPAT)

Nigel Denning MA, MPsych is a Counselling Psychologist, AHPRA registered supervisor and Managing Director of Integrative Psychology a Psychology/Psychiatry practice in East Melbourne.  He is a former Family Violence Co-ordinator for Relationships Australia and is currently the Former Deputy President of the In Good Faith Foundation, an organisation that supports Institutional Abuse and cult survivors. Nigel is also a registered Neuro-psychotherapy supervisor with IAAN.

Nigel has been involved in Transpersonal Psychology and consciousness studies for over thirty years.  He has studied extensively under Stanislav Grof MD and worked closely with Tav Sparks and Grof Transpersonal Training to develop training approaches to Holotropic breathwork and therapy influenced by this modality. Nigel also conducted one of the few peer reviewed research studies on HB.

Nigel teaches and has presented at numerous national and international conferences on state change technology, including medicine work. Nigel also has an established practice in Tibet Bon Dzogchen meditation under the guidance of Dr Daniel Brown of Harvard Medical School.

Disclaimer: Mind Medicine Australia does not encourage or facilitate illegal use of psychedelics or plant medicines. MMA focus is focused on clinical and legal use only supported by the emerging science and legislative processes. Mind Medicine Australia reserves the right to record and publish webinars on various social media platforms. You agree that you will not discuss any names, locations or specific details of illegal use of psychedelics both verbally or via any written forms of communication via Mind Medicine Australia social media platforms (for example Facebook, Instagram or Zoom private and public chat forms during a webinar). Breaches of these guidelines may result in not being able to participate in the event. We thank you for support and cooperation on these matters.

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